It has been more than 8 long years since Tata Motors acquired famous British car marque Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). There’s no doubt that Tata Motors have worked hard to revive the profitability of the ailing British car maker. We won’t be surprised to know if JLR has taught Tata Motors a thing or two about producing premium cars. Speculations are already rife that both the companies have been jointly developing an SUV for the India. This is something to be really glad about for Indian car buyers. Tata Will sell this new SUV under its umbrella. The Tata Land Rover SUV will be much pricier than the Hexa and will rival the Fortuner and the Endeavour. Read on for more on the upcoming Tata Land Rover SUV India Launch Date, Price in India and Specifications.
The upcoming premium SUV could use Land Rover Discover Sport’s L550 platform. This product has been internally codenamed as the Tata Q501 and the Tata Land Rover SUV will share in plenty with the Discovery. Not much is known about this SUV but read on for all available information on the Q501- the upcoming Tata Land Rover SUV.
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Tata Land Rover SUV India Launch Date
|Release Date||February, 2018|
|Launch Date||October, 2018|
Tata hasn’t been too vocal about the Q501. However, the Tata Land Rover SUV might mark its debut at the Auto Expo 2018. Subsequently, its launch could take place by Diwali, 2018. Watch this space for the exact launch date of the Q501.
Tata Land Rover SUV Price in India
|Minimum Price||Rs 24 Lakh|
|Maximum Price||Rs 27.5 Lakh|
The Tata Q501 Land Rover-based SUV will rival the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. Hence, safely expect it to be priced around INR 25 Lakhs. At such a price point, the Q501 will become the most expensive Tata car ever. However, it could still hold a price advantage over its immediate rivals.
Tata Land Rover SUV Q501 Specifications
|Engine||2.0-litre Turbocharged Diesel|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual; 5-Speed Automatic|
|Max. Power||170 BHP|
|Peak Torque||370 Nm|
The specifics of the Tata Land Rover SUV are not really clear but it’s for sure that the Q501 would offer top-notch quality as well as performance. Fiat will supply its 2.0-litre MultiJet-II Diesel engine to power the Q501. For the upcoming Tata Land Rover SUV (Q501), this engine is likely to output around 170 BHP. and 350 Nm. Transmission options will include a 6-speed Manual and a 7-speed Automatic. Tata could even offer an AWD system on the high-end models.
Tata Land Rover SUV (Q501) Rivals
The Q501 will mainly rival the following models-
The move could give Tata Motors an edge over Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. M&M has long stolen Tata’s leadership in utility vehicles and is doing pretty well since it acquired Ssangyong. Inputs from Land Rover should help Tata with enhancing quality and performance.
Stay tuned for more on the Q501- The Tata Land Rover SUV headed to India.